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Posted on: December 12, 2019

MFRD stresses the importance of sprinklers following a stove fire

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Sprinklers prevented a stove fire from spreading after dousing flames at The Blue Apartments, 2707 S. Rutherford Blvd., Thursday afternoon, causing water damage to several units.

Sprinklers prevented a stove fire from spreading after dousing flames at The Blue Apartments, 2707 S. Rutherford Blvd., Thursday afternoon, Dec. 12, causing water damage to several units.

When Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) firefighters arrived...

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Fire & Rescue
Posted on: December 9, 2019

Family escapes house fire unharmed

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A Murfreesboro family managed to safely escape a burning home overnight but will not be able to stay in the home because of smoke and fire damage.

A Murfreesboro family managed to safely escape a burning home overnight but will not be able to stay in the home because of smoke and fire damage.

At approximately 11:58 p.m., Dec. 8, Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) firefighters were dispatched ...

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Fire & Rescue
Posted on: November 26, 2019

Motel fire determined to be electrical

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Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) Fire Marshal’s Division has determined the possible cause of the fire at the Jackson Motel to be electrical in nature, due to an overloaded circuit.

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) Fire Marshal’s Division has determined the possible cause of the fire at the Jackson Motel to be electrical in nature, due to an overloaded circuit.

“This time of year, people need to be cognit...

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Fire & Rescue
Posted on: November 24, 2019

Two people treated for smoke inhalation after a fire at a local motel

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Two people were taken to the hospital and treated for smoke inhalation following a motel fire Sunday morning.

Two people were taken to the hospital and treated for smoke inhalation following a motel fire Sunday morning.

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) crews were dispatched to the Jackson Motel, 831 NW Broad Street, at 8:46 a.m., Nov. 24, to a report of ...

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Fire & Rescue
Posted on: November 15, 2019

Couple escapes burning apartment unharmed

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Two people escaped a burning apartment unharmed after a stove fire quickly spread at Rivermont Apartments on N. Thompson Lane Friday afternoon, Nov. 15.

Two people escaped a burning apartment unharmed after a stove fire quickly spread at Rivermont Apartments on N. Thompson Lane Friday afternoon, Nov. 15.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the parents of the man who live in the apartments were help...

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Fire & Rescue
Posted on: November 1, 2019

MFRD ASSISTANT CHIEF KIM LAWSON RETIRES

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Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) Assistant Chief-Medical Services Kim Lawson retires after a combined four decades of fire-medical services, spending the past five years with MFRD.

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) Assistant Chief-Medical Services Kim Lawson retires after a combined four decades of fire-medical services, spending the past five years with MFRD.

“I’ve enjoyed my time here in Murfreesboro, I...

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Fire & Rescue
Posted on: October 21, 2019

Father-Daughter Rescued After Becoming Stranded While Kayaking

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Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) Swift Water Rescue team along with Rutherford County Special Operations Dive Rescue safely rescues a father and daughter who became stranded after dark while kayaking on the Stones River Sunday, Oct. 20.

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) Swift Water Rescue team along with Rutherford County Special Operations Dive Rescue safely rescues a father and daughter who became stranded after dark while kayaking on the Stones River Sunday, Oct. 20.

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Fire & Rescue
Posted on: October 14, 2019

NOON EXCHANGE CLUB NAMES MFRD FIREFIGHTER TIM ROWLETT ‘FIREFIGHTER OF THE YEAR’

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Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) employee Tim Rowlett has been named, ‘Firefighter of the Year,’ by the Noon Exchange Club of Murfreesboro.

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) employee Tim Rowlett has been named, ‘Firefighter of the Year,’ by the Noon Exchange Club of Murfreesboro.

The award was presented at the Noon Exchange Club of Murfreesboro 2019 Fire and Crime ...

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Fire & Rescue
Posted on: September 19, 2019

MFRD Responds to Fire at 5002 Boyd Drive

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Two Murfreesboro families are displaced after fire destroyed one home and spread to a neighboring home on Boyd Drive Thursday morning.

Two Murfreesboro families are displaced after fire destroyed one home and spread to a neighboring home on Boyd Drive Thursday morning.

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) was dispatched to the fire at 5002 Boyd Dr., at 8:37 a.m., Sept. 19.  ...

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Fire & Rescue